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Coggs Early Origins



The surname Coggs was first found in Northampton where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 12th century when Robert Cog held estates in that shire.

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Coggs Spelling Variations


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Coggs Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cog, Cogg, Cogges, Coggs, Cogge and others.

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Coggs Early History


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Coggs Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coggs research. Another 262 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Coggs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Coggs Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Coggs Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Coggs Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Coggs (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Coggs (post 1700)



  • Spencer Coggs, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Wisconsin, 2004
  • Isaac N. Coggs (b. 1920), American Democrat politician, Member of Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 6th District, 1953-64
  • Spencer Coggs (b. 1949), American politician, member of the Wisconsin State Senate

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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    The Coggs Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coggs Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 20 January 2016 at 11:01.

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